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Powell: Fed to keep rates higher for longer to cut inflation

Powell: Fed to keep rates higher for longer to cut inflation

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Reserve will push rates higher than previously expected and keep them there for an extended period, Chair Jerome Powell said Wednesday, in remarks likely intended to underscore the Fed's single-minded focus on combating
Gov. DeSantis book 'The Courage to Be Free' coming Feb. 28

Gov. DeSantis book 'The Courage to Be Free' coming Feb. 28

NEW YORK (AP) — The long-rumored memoir-policy book by Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis is coming out next year. The HarperCollins imprint Broadside will release “The Courage to Be Free: Florida’s Blueprint for America’s Revival" on Feb. 28.
US officials say 2 more places will test sewage for polio

US officials say 2 more places will test sewage for polio

NEW YORK (AP) — Philadelphia and Oakland County, Michigan, are joining the small list of U.S. localities that are looking for signs of polio infections in sewage, U.S. health officials said Wednesday.
New frothy TV drama series 'Riches' mixes money and blood

New frothy TV drama series 'Riches' mixes money and blood

NEW YORK (AP) — There's a new TV drama about the exploits of a stylish, privileged and super-successful fictional family whose scheming members are at each others' throats. They make the folks at “Succession” look almost functional.
Western Forest Products to temporarily reduce lumber production levels in December

Western Forest Products to temporarily reduce lumber production levels in December

VANCOUVER — Western Forest Products Inc. says it will temporarily reduce its lumber production levels for the rest of the year. The Vancouver-based forest products company says the reduction will amount to about 200 million fewer board feet.
Tax implications of Rogers-Shaw deal discussed at hearing before tribunal

Tax implications of Rogers-Shaw deal discussed at hearing before tribunal

OTTAWA — Canada's competition watchdog says the tax revenue implications of Rogers Communications Inc.'s $26-billion proposed takeover of Shaw Communications Inc. will not necessarily benefit consumers.
Sarika Cullis-Suzuki follows dad's footsteps to co-host CBC's 'The Nature of Things'

Sarika Cullis-Suzuki follows dad's footsteps to co-host CBC's 'The Nature of Things'

TORONTO — David Suzuki's daughter Sarika Cullis-Suzuki has been named the next co-host of “The Nature of Things.
Film and TV star Simu Liu to host Juno Awards for second straight year

Film and TV star Simu Liu to host Juno Awards for second straight year

TORONTO — Film star Simu Liu is returning as host of the Juno Awards.

German gas importer Uniper seeks damages from Gazprom

BERLIN (AP) — German energy company Uniper said Wednesday it's suing Gazprom for damages over natural gas that hasn't been delivered since June, when the Russian supplier started reducing amounts to Germany.
Desjardins buying Guardian insurance, fund and investment distribution networks

Desjardins buying Guardian insurance, fund and investment distribution networks

MONTREAL — Desjardins Group has signed a deal to buy Guardian Capital Group Ltd.'s life insurance, mutual fund and investment distribution networks for $750 million.
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